The Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Until fairly recently, there was only one kind of water heater used in homes across the country. That was the tank water heater, which is still quite popular. Tank water heaters keep a large supply of water constantly heated, day and night, just in case you have a need for it. While this is undoubtedly very convenient, it also wastes a lot of energy keeping water hot when you aren’t using it. Fortunately, a new option has arisen in the form of tankless water heaters. Let’s take a look at the unique benefits that tankless water heaters can provide.

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What Is a Slab Leak, And Why Is It Dangerous?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Slab leaks are one of the biggest plumbing problems that can afflict your home. They are problematic for a number of reasons, not least of which because they often go unnoticed until they inflict quite an astonishing amount of damage to the surrounding area. If you want to protect your home from the issues caused by slab leaks, it’s a good idea to know the signs that you may have one. Let’s take a closer look at what slab leaks are, and the problems they cause.

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How to Deal with Lime Scale in Your Home

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Lime scale is one of the most common, and irritating, plumbing problems across the country. It is caused by overexposure of the pipes and plumbing fixtures to hard water, which can be found in a great many geographical areas. While the white, chalky crust that forms around faucets and in showers may seem like nothing more than a nuisance, it can actually cause quite a few issues in your home. Read on to find out how to address the buildup of lime scale in your home.

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Why Your Drains Smell Terrible

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Have you ever walked into a room that smelled like an open sewer, only to discover that the smell seemed to be coming from your drain? If so, you have a problem. There are a number of different causes for drain smells. Some of them can be easily fixed, but others cannot. Let’s take a look at some of those different causes, and when you need to call for professional help.

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What We Do During a Water Heater Maintenance Appointment

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

We’ve spoken about the necessity of water heater maintenance before, and how it can extend the effective life of your water heater by a sizeable number of years. What we haven’t really gone into is what actually occurs during a water heater maintenance appointment. The more you know about what actually happens during a water heater maintenance appointment, the better you’ll be able to understand why it is so beneficial to your water heater. So, let’s take a look at some of the specific water heater maintenance procedures that we go through during an appointment.

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